Attitudes towards the outgroup are predicted by activity in the precuneus in Arabs and Israelis

@article{Bruneau2010AttitudesTT,
  title={Attitudes towards the outgroup are predicted by activity in the precuneus in Arabs and Israelis},
  author={Emile G. Bruneau and Rebecca Saxe},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2010},
  volume={52},
  pages={1704-1711}
}
The modern socio-political climate is defined by conflict between ethnic, religious and political groups: Bosnians and Serbs, Tamils and Singhalese, Irish Catholics and Protestants, Israelis and Arabs. One impediment to the resolution of these conflicts is the psychological bias that members of each group harbor towards each other. These biases, and their neural bases, are likely different from the commonly studied biases towards racial outgroups. We presented Arab, Israeli and control… CONTINUE READING

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